EVENT – Drumhead Service and Royal Mile Procession, Sunday 10th August 2014

Scotland comes together for Drumhead Service and Procession on Sunday 10th August Information taken from Scotland will come together on August 10th to remember the thousands of Scots who fought and fell during the First World War. The Drumhead Service in Edinburgh Castle will mark the beginning of Scotland’s rememeberance of the centenary of the […]

Drumhead Service and Procession

PHOTO – Helicopter and winchman on exercise

By Miss Edinburgh Believe it or not,  I actually sometimes venture outside Edinburgh.  Yes, I love Auld Reekie and hold it dear in my heart, but there is a whole world out there full of adventure which I also love exploring. After a break in the Hebrides, I began my journey back to Edinburgh yesterday and found myself […]

INFO – Tourist Information Centre, Waverley Market

The main Tourist Information Centre in Edinburgh sits on top of Princes Mall / Waverley Market.  Opening hours vary throughout the year, with longer opening hours in the summer to deal with the extra tourists visiting the city.  The tourist centre sells Edinburgh and Scotland related books, maps, small souvenirs and stamps.  The staff speak a […]

Readers in the Spotlight #8 – Sophia Brennert

Tell us a bit about yourself in a couple of sentences. I was born and raised in Canada, and have lived in Scotland for five years. I’m a total foodie and am a member of Edinburgh Slow Food. A year ago I started my blog, Scotland for the Senses, as a venue for my creativity […]

REVIEW – Winter day trip from Edinburgh

By Miss Edinburgh As much as I love Edinburgh, there’s nothing like getting out of town for the day and up to 70mph on the motorway before hitting the windy roads of Scotland.  Now that the sun is rising earlier and we get more daylight – you can really cover a lot of miles in one day. […]

REVIEW – Rugby at Murrayfield, Six Nations

Yesterday I went to the rugby at Murrayfield to see Scotland play France in their first game of this year’s RBS Six Nations.  I headed along early to soak up all the pre-match atmosphere and started to walk to the stadium from the West End.  There were French supporters everywhere, determined to confuse the Scottish as they […]

NEWS – St Andrew’s Day Freebies

In addition to our St Andrew’s day post from a couple of weeks go where all the events are free,  a wide selection of properties have been opening to visitors for the celebrations with no admission charge. Here is our selection of suggestions for this weekend in Edinburgh :- Edinburgh Castle – 28th, 29th and […]